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SubjectRe: data corruption with nvidia chipsets and IDE/SATA drives (k8 cpu errata needed?)
Chris Wedgwood <> writes:

> right now i'm thinking if we can't figure out which cpu/bios
> combinations are safe we might almost be better off doing iommu=soft
> for *all* k8 stuff except for those that are whitelisted; though this
> seems extremely drastic

Do you (someone) have (maintain) a list of affected systems,
including motherboard type and possibly version, BIOS version and
CPU type? A similar list of unaffected systems with 4GB+ RAM could
be useful, too.

I'm afraid with default iommu=soft it will be a mystery forever.
Krzysztof Halasa
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